During the Battle of Hue in February, 1968, 18-year-old U.S. Marine Pfc. A.B. Grantham of Mobile, Ala., was shot in the chest by a North Vietnamese soldier.
In 1964, Keith Connolly was a young Air Force pilot and was among the first Americans to fly sorties in the F-100 Super Sabre fighter bomber targeting the North Vietnamese communist insurgency.
Before departing for Vietnam 51 years ago, Army Sgt. 1st Class Raymond “Bill” Myers left behind his ID, dog tags and a gold ring he had never taken off before.
Swooping down on a village in Huey choppers, "Wolfhounds" from the 25th Inf. Div. pounced upon enemy suspects to start another Eagle Mission in Hau Nghia province.
Going inside the stone walls of the prison sarcastically dubbed the “Hanoi Hilton” brings a respite from the honking traffic outside — until the iron shackles, dark cells and guillotine hammer home the suffering that went on there.
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